Within our disorienting, indefinite pandemic, the lonesome invisibility of retail workers has become ironized by their initial hyper-visibility.
JOSHUA GOTTLIEB-MILLER recently received his PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where he was Digital Nonfiction Editor for Gulf Coast. His writing can be found most recently in Talking Writing, Brooklyn Rail, Berru Poetry Series, Grist and elsewhere. Currently Joshua tutors for Houston Community College, is a weekend desk attendant for the Menil Collection, and teaches a senior memoir workshop for Inprint. Joshua lives in Houston with his wife, Lauren, and son, Owen.